Colorado Technical University's Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) degree program is designed for professionals seeking new opportunities in law enforcement, corrections and the court systems. The curriculum serves as preparation for students interested in pursuing roles throughout the criminal justice industry. This program is structured specifically to develop the knowledge base and skills essential to those who strive to pursue opportunities in policy development, planning and decision-making in the criminal justice system. The MSCJ reflects the information base necessary to enhance responsible policy-making.
What You Can Learn
Coursework in this program focuses on a number of substantive areas applicable to the field of criminal justice. Successful completion of the MSCJ program will give students an applicable foundation of industry-related knowledge and skills, including how to:
In addition to a quality curriculum based on industry standards, courses in CTU's MSCJ program were developed and are taught by a faculty comprised of criminal justice professionals who bring a range of experience into their classrooms. Their firsthand knowledge and perspectives offer students the opportunity to learn from individuals willing to share their understanding of the qualities and skills sought in today's competitive marketplace.
CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary.
*Masters degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months. Program length may vary.
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Colorado Technical University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges. Additional information is available at 312-263-0456 or www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.
Facts & Figures
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Private, for-profit, Higher Education
Quarter Schedule (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer)
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There are no requirements for on-campus time in the typical online program.
Colorado Technical University Online participates in many federal and state financial aid programs. We also administer institutional aid. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
1. Submit an Application for Admission.2. Conduct a personal telephone interview with an Admissions Advisor.3. Next, you need to submit official school documentation and demonstrate your proficiency in English is sufficient.